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Xinhua Photos of the Day (Jan. 7)

07 Jan 2021, 17:18 GMT+10

BEIJING, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from Xinhua.

Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather near the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., the United States, Jan. 6, 2021. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden condemned what he called "insurrection" at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, after some supporters of the Republican incumbent, Donald Trump, broke into the building, forcing electoral vote counting to halt. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Supporters of sitting U.S. President Donald Trump gather at Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., the United States, Jan. 5, 2021. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

People wearing face masks are reflected in a window along Fifth Avenue in New York, the United States, Jan. 5, 2021. The confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States topped 21 million on Tuesday. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

A delivery person from McDonald's who has just received a COVID-19 vaccine shot uses his phone during his 30 minutes stay in the observation area at an inoculation site in Chaoyang District, Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 5, 2021. A city-wide campaign of vaccination against COVID-19 was kicked off as of January 2021 in Beijing, where Chaoyang District alone would see some 200,000 people in nine specific groups with higher infection risks receiving the vaccines at 43 sites. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A woman wearing a face mask walks in a market in Seoul, South Korea, Jan. 6, 2021. South Korea has extended its tightened social-distancing rules for two more weeks amid a continued COVID-19 resurgence. The Seoul metropolitan area will be placed under the second-highest Level 2.5 social-distancing guidelines for two more weeks until Jan. 17, according to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters. (Xinhua/Wang Jingqiang)

Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (R) welcomes President of the European Council Charles Michel in Lisbon, Portugal, Jan. 5, 2021. Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa met here Tuesday the President of the European Council Charles Michel, marking the beginning of the Portuguese presidency of the Council of the European Union. (Photo by Pedro Fiuza/Xinhua)

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) pose for a group photo in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 5, 2021. Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan on Tuesday hailed the end of the Gulf crisis with Qatar as a "new chapter" for the Gulf's security and stability.

The Al-Ula Declaration signed on Tuesday at the GCC summit, held in the Saudi city Al-Ula, ended the dispute of the Saudi-led Arab camp with Qatar, the Saudi top diplomat was quoted by Al Arabiya TV as saying. (Saudi Press Agency/Handout via Xinhua)

Children perform picture book plays at a kindergarten in Lanzhou City, northwest Chian's Gansu Province, Jan. 6, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Bin)

A worker of China Railway Hohhot Group Co., Ltd., maintains the rails in Xilinhot, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 6, 2021. A new cold wave has affected central and eastern China, with temperatures in parts of Inner Mongolia dropping as low as minus 40 degrees Celsius. (Xinhua)

Policemen help push a car during a heavy snow day in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province, Jan. 6, 2021. (Xinhua)

Monkeys rest at Shendiaoshan wildlife world in the snow in Rongcheng, east China's Shandong Province, Jan. 6, 2021. (Photo by Li Xinjun/Xinhua)

Forest rangers wade through water during a regular patrol at Way Kambas National Park in Lampung, Indonesia, Jan. 6, 2021. (Photo by Dasril Roszandi/Xinhua)

Photo taken on Jan. 6, 2021 shows the terraced fields during sunset in Yuanyang County of Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. (Xinhua/Wang Guansen)

Mount Merapi is seen spewing volcanic materials in this photo taken from Turi in Sleman district of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Jan. 5, 2021. (Photo by Supriyanto/Xinhua)■

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